Alerts for: Northern Peninsula East

Warnings

3:53 PM NST Monday 22 January 2018
Wind warning in effect for:

  • Northern Peninsula East

Strong winds that may cause damage are expected or occurring.

Strong westerly winds with gusts of 100 km/h are expected in the Canada Bay area this evening and will persist through the night. Winds will diminish Tuesday morning.

Damage to buildings, such as to roof shingles and windows, may occur. High winds may toss loose objects or cause tree branches to break.

Wind warnings are issued when there is a significant risk of damaging winds.

Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to ec.weathernlwo.ec@canada.ca or tweet reports using #NLwx.

 

Statements

3:57 PM NST Monday 22 January 2018
Special weather statement in effect for:

  • Northern Peninsula East

A mixed bag of precipitation is expected Tuesday night and Wednesday.
A low pressure system approaching from the Great Lakes is forecast to track northeastward along the St. Lawrence River Tuesday night and then move into southeastern Labrador late Wednesday.

Snow will begin over southwestern Newfoundland Tuesday evening and spread northeastward during the night. The snow will transition through ice pellets and freezing rain to rain on Wednesday over all areas of the Island.

At this time, the highest snowfall accumulations are expected over the Great Northern Peninsula, with the highest rainfall accumulations along the south coast. Further details on the potential impacts of this system will become available in subsequent forecasts.

Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to ec.weathernlwo.ec@canada.ca or tweet reports using #NLwx.

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